Search Results: "Sally Goldenbaum"


BOOK REVIEW

A HOLIDAY YARN by Sally Goldenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"Goldenbaum's latest Seaside Knitters Mystery (Moon Spinners, 2010, etc.) invites you once more to imagine yourself in a charming if homicidal town where knitting and sleuthing go hand-in-hand."
The citizens of the picture-perfect New England town of Sea Harbor are busily preparing for the holiday season. What they get instead is murder. Read full book review >

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MURDER WEARS MITTENS by Sally Goldenbaum
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 28, 2017

"Although Goldenbaum's cozies are all plotted along very similar lines, this one keeps you guessing a bit longer than usual and features such caring sleuths you can't help but like them."
The Seaside Knitters go all out to solve another murder. Read full book review >

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A FATAL FLEECE by Sally Goldenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2012

"Another enjoyable visit with the ladies. The mystery may not be very challenging, but there's lazy seaside charm, food tips and the obligatory knitting project for those so inclined."
Yet another homicide disturbs the peace of lovely Sea Harbor, Mass. Read full book review >

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DEATH BY CASHMERE by Sally Goldenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 5, 2008

"Even the genuine charms of its characters can't save Goldenbaum's series debut from its glacial pace and obvious ending. Her indecision about whether to make Izzy or Nell the headliner further tangles this cozy skein."
A quartet of knitters probes the death of a restless young researcher on Cape Cod. Read full book review >

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THE WEDDING SHAWL by Sally Goldenbaum
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 3, 2011

"The latest outing for these dexterous amateur sleuths (A Holiday Yarn, 2010, etc.) is a very pleasant read that evokes summers by the sea and features a mystery that will keep you guessing and instructions for making a wedding shawl and a lobster dinner."
The Seaside Knitters are joyously preparing for the wedding of one of their own, but first they have to solve a murder. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2007

"The author adds amusing ink sketches to nearly every page, heightening the appeal for less-practiced readers. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
Sudden superpowers create and then solve problems for two children in these breezy imports, re-issued on this side of the water in a single, dos-a-dos volume. Read full book review >

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ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"With generous font, ample white space, and charming pencil drawings on most pages, this is a series young readers can latch onto. (Fiction. 8-12)"
The five dolls from The Countess's Calamity (2003) are back in the second installment of Gardner's series. Read full book review >

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THAT BOTHERED KATE by Sally Noll
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 19, 1991

"An appealing story with unusually attractive illustrations. (Picture book. 4-8)"
``Bothered'' is just the right word to sum up the flavor of this refreshingly mild case of sibling distress. Read full book review >

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Aunt Betty Horns In by Sally Sockwell
Released: July 5, 2016

"An amusing tale about unicorns in the city, with undertones of citizen action and female empowerment."
When New York City prosecutors try to debunk the "unicorns" in a circus, a young girl and her aunt's friends defend the maligned mythical animals in court. Read full book review >

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HUMPHREY’S CHRISTMAS by Sally Hunter
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"The basic plot and short length make this a good choice for toddlers who need a short, calming bedtime story on Christmas Eve—just like Humphrey and Lottie. (Picture book. 2-4)"
Humphrey and his older sister Lottie are young elephant siblings in this third offering in a series for preschoolers by Hunter (Humphrey's Bedtime, 2001, etc.). Read full book review >

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HUMPHREY’S BEDTIME by Sally Hunter
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Funny and sentimental: a cozy tale to share with newly autonomous preschoolers and their younger siblings. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A trio of young elephants settles down to sleep in this sweetly illustrated bedtime story. Read full book review >

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THE FLYING EMU by Sally Morgan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"Glossary. (Folklore. 5-12)"
Dedicated by the aboriginal author to ``all the naughty children in the world,'' 20 lively original stories replete with the mythic stuff of wonder tales—magic, transformation, resurrection, eating alive, disgorging, and other comically earthy workings of the digestive tract—all recounted in an engaging colloquial style. Read full book review >